Washington International Law Journal


This article provides a snapshot of the administration of Muslim law as practiced in Singapore through the prism of the legal profession. In particular, it provides a brief background on the role of the legal profession in the administration of justice at the Syariah Court of Singapore. While it is beyond the scope of this paper to urge for institutional and legal reform, the paper nonetheless highlights the absence of a dedicated and specialized training program that can aid lawyers to be familiar with Muslim law and jurisprudence and provide better representation to their clients at the Syariah Court.

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